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La Noguerola, Viladrau, Girona (Gerona), Catalonia, Spain

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 51' 16'' North , 2° 21' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.85444,2.35528
GeoHash:G#: sp3wje75c
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Small "granite" quarries both east and west of the river and highway. A small molybdenite vein in a wall of the western quarry, first noticed in 1968, was still in situ as of July 2009.

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,540 mineral species & varietal names listed

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Reference: Josep Sanchez La Fuente i Mariol and Alfredo Petrov field observations
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Josep Sanchez La Fuente i Mariol and Alfredo Petrov field observations
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Josep Sanchez La Fuente i Mariol and Alfredo Petrov field observations
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Josep Sanchez La Fuente i Mariol and Alfredo Petrov field observations
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Reference: Josep Sanchez La Fuente i Mariol and Alfredo Petrov field observations

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Vermiculite'9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
FeIron
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 3074643
Quaternary sediments

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Dipòsits dels llits actuals de les rieres i dels torrents. Holocè. English: Deposits of the current beds of streams and torrents. Holocene

Reference: Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya. Mapa geològic comarcal de Catalunya 1:50.000. Generalitat de Catalunya. [140]

Permian - Devonian
251.902 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2499786

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: Biotitic granitoids

Comments: Hercynian plutonic rocks

Lithology: Other granitoids

Reference: Mapa Geológico de la Península Ibérica, Baleares y Canarias a escala 1:1.000.000. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. [77]

Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3156599
Variscan granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite group}, Minor{granodiorite,tonalite}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Late Paleozoic
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186344
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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